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Online Resources - Women
National Women's Hall of Fame
"The nation's oldest membership organization dedicated to recognizing and celebrating the achievements of great American women."
Print Sources for Women's Biography
Notable Black American Women by
Call Number: E185.96 .N68 1992
Publication Date: 1991-12-20
A biographical narrative on 500 notable black American women, this book offers information on their various fields of activity and includes statements from the subjects themselves. Figures included in the book are Althea Gibson, Vivian Malone, and Eartha Kitt.
Ladies of Liberty by
Call Number: E176 .R634 2008
Publication Date: 2008-04-08
In Founding Mothers, Cokie Roberts paid homage to the heroic women whose patriotism and sacrifice helped create a new nation.
The Biographical Dictionary of Women in Science by
Call Number: Q141 .B5285 2000
Publication Date: 2000-07-06
Edited by two of the most respected scholars in the field, this milestone reference combines "facts-fronted" fast access to biographical details with highly readable accounts and analyses of nearly 3000 scientists' lives, works, and accomplishments.